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Snow storms & Blizzards
« on: January 24, 2016, 06:02:01 PM »
Blizzard for record books paralyzes New York and Washington

A blizzard that has paralyzed much of the U.S. East Coast intensified on Saturday, bringing Washington to a standstill and forcing the closure of roads, bridges and tunnels into New York until Sunday morning.

Blizzard brings Washington to standstill


In all, there were at least 19 deaths in several states related to the storm. It ranked No. 2 in terms of snowfall accumulation in New York City history with 26.8 inches (68 cm) by midnight, just short of the record set in 2006, the National Weather Service said. It was among Washington's biggest ever snowstorms too.   

reuters.com

Hong Kong's coldest in 60 years

A cold snap gripped Hong Kong on Sunday, with residents shivering as temperatures plunged to the lowest point in nearly 60 years and frost dusted the mountaintops of a city accustomed to a subtropical climate.

full article: Bangkokpost
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Snowstorm Jonas: US East Coast battered by deadly blizzard

A mere six weeks ago, people were milling around New York in t-shirts and thin jackets – the weather exceptionally warm for the time of year. Now the East Coast of the US is being battered by a massive blizzard, which has claimed the lives of at least 19 people.

euronews.com    clip@ Fun Feed

Snowstorm Jonas US East Coast battered by deadly blizzard...
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Re: Blizzard strands 86,000 in S. Korea resort island
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2016, 04:55:39 PM »
Blizzard strands 86,000 in S. Korea resort island

Close to 90,000 people were stranded on the South Korean resort island of Jeju on Monday after the biggest snowfall in three decades shut the airport for the third straight day.

full article: Bangkokpost

Airport reopens after biggest snowfall in three decades strands 86,000 on South Korea island

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